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September 2018 mid-month round-up

I’ve hit the 100 book mark for 2018! My 100th book was, perhaps fittingly, Mary Beard’s manifesto, Women and Power, in which she draws links to the Western world’s Greco-Roman heritage to argue how the silencing of women in the public … Continue reading

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Mid-month update: July 2018

Halfway through July, the count is 6 books, and a total of 79 books for the year. I think I’m about 2-3 books behind where I should be in 2018, but hopefully I can make it up some time in … Continue reading

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Mid month round up for June 2018!

9 books by mid-June, planting me squarely in 73 books for the year. Of note: Aisha Malik For You, I Do The second halal romance from this Bruneian writer about two doctors in a KL hospital – I found the women in … Continue reading

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May 2018 mid-month Round-Up

Here we are, almost mid-way through 2018 and two days into Ramadan. One of my favourite things about Ramadan is that the government work day finishes at 2pm – you have SO much extra time in the day to do … Continue reading

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April mid-month check-in

Just a quick mid-month check-in. So far this month I’ve read 9 books, and most of them have been pretty noteworthy, one way or another! Here are some: Sheryl Sandberg Lean In I enjoyed it! I was aware of some of the backlash … Continue reading

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Mid-month check-in: March

At the halfway-ish point in March, I have read 6 books, 3 of which were really good! Marie Brennan A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent I was sold on this when the blurb described it as a cross between Naomi … Continue reading

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Mid-month February round-up

…is more like a shamefaced few lines. As I did last February, I started binge-watching a show, and although it’s nowhere near as time-consuming as Goblin was, This Is Us still took up about five hours over the weekend (and I … Continue reading

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